What better way to bring in the springtime than attending Scotland's Daffodil Festival! This year, this colourful event will be taking place virtually from the 17th - 18th of April and is guaranteed to put a spring in your step. There will be a full programme of events taking place online over the two days, featuring tours, talks, workshops and more!
Backhouse Rossie Estate was first documented by the Roman Army and in 2016, for the first time in 1,000 years, it opened it's doors to the public. 2016 was also the beginning of Scotland’s Daffodil Festival, which was opened by George Anderson MBE.
The festival celebrated the newly accredited National Collection of Narcissus bred by the family’s forebears and was supported by the Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Garden Herbarium. Backhouse Rossie's plant specimens date back to the 1800’s and the family’s ancestors botanical legacy joins the rich agricultural history of North East Fife.
The programme over the weekend is set to include the following virtual events:
The events programme will be made available for two days (19th-20th) following the Festival.
Scotland’s Virtual Daffodil Festival 17th-18th April 2021 (10am - 5pm)
Full event programme: see website
Buy tickets from website
Backhouse Rossie Estate, gardens and Café are open from April to September (10am - 4pm) each year. (Covid restrictions apply, please check website prior to visiting).